Black Walnut Cookies

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  • Published Feb 9th
  • Servings48
  • Calories84
A wonderful variation of Mexican Wedding Cookies that won first prize at the state fair!

Black Walnut Cookies Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Black Walnut Cookies for 48 servings:

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup sifted confectioners' sugar
  • 3 tablespoons brandy
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped black walnuts
  • 1/8 cup confectioners' sugar

Black Walnut Cookies Cooking Instructions

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The following are the steps to cook Black Walnut Cookies easily:

  1. 1 Cream butter and 1 cup confectioners sugar until fluffy. Stir in brandy and vanilla. Add flour, salt and nuts. Mix well.
  2. 2 Shape dough into 1 inch balls and place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  3. 3 Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 20 minutes, or until lightly browned. Sprinkle confectioner sugar over cookies.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 84 calories; 5.4 grams of fat; 7.2 grams of carbohydrates; 1.2 gram of protein; 10 milligrams of cholesterol; 40 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Dec 17th 2011

    If you are going to use brandy, black walnuts are the way to go and should not be substituted for English walnuts. There is just a "different" taste about them that pairs really nicely with ...

  2. Apr 17th 2011

    This was enjoy by 75% of the family during the holiday's.

  3. Dec 12th 2010

    This was excellent! I didn't have Brandy so I used Brandy extract! They are delicious!!

  4. Dec 15th 2008

    Made this recipe today with French cognac & the black walnuts...EXCELLENT!!! The cognac compliments the rich distinctive flavor of the black walnuts PERFECTLY! Better than any pecan nu ...

  5. Jan 29th 2007


  6. Dec 18th 2006

    I made these cookies for my husband because the recipe sounded like one that his grandmother used to bake for him when he was a little boy. I had to substitute Kahlua for the brandy, but the ...

  7. Dec 22nd 2005

    These were really good! I didn't have brandy so used bourbon instead and it didn't seem to hurt them! Will make a great addition to my holiday goody plates. Thanks!

  8. Oct 16th 2001

    This is a nice recipe for a delicate, light, melt in your mouth cookie. Very much like an ice cream cookie.

  9. Dec 7th 2000

    This was very good, the only changes I made was I used no brandy and pecans for my nut prefererence.I recommend this cooky, especially if you are a lover of Mexican Wedding cookies like myself.